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Which of the three branches of government was intended to be the most powerful? You’ve got three choices: The presidency, the court or Congress. I’ll… Continue reading
Geez, it’s dark down here. Oh, and small. They don’t mince words when they call it a “crawl space,” do they? Welp, OK. Let’s go… Continue reading
“Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.” — George R.R. Martin, “A Game of Thrones.” This quotation seems especially relevant today… Continue reading
Proposed asphalt plant shouldn’t come to rural area The proposed asphalt facility is not being planned for the city of Maple Valley but rather it… Continue reading
There’s been a noticeable climate change in the state Senate since Democrats regained the majority.
‘I urge you to reach out to our representatives’ As the McCleary tax bills are coming out, voters are starting to realize what a terrible… Continue reading
“And will the real Donald Trump please stand up!” These famous words originated from the old game show, “To Tell the Truth,” which aired beginning… Continue reading
Not long ago, some of the loudest political voices railing against the danger of farming Atlantic salmon in the waters of Puget Sound came from… Continue reading
As the new Director of the King County Library System, I am excited to relocate to the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and am honored to be… Continue reading
December 2017. The Republican-controlled Congress passed a major tax cut. January 20, 2018, exactly one year after Donald Trump became president, the Democrats, finally gaining… Continue reading
Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Jody Keeler. I am a proud team member of Lakeside Industries. Like many others, in 2008… Continue reading
The Maple Valley-Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors endorses Tahoma School District’s levy measures on the Feb. 13 election ballot. The two replacement… Continue reading
It is for sure not a secret that we are employed with the Tahoma School District, a truth of which we are exceptionally proud. This… Continue reading
With the February election fast-approaching, I wanted to share some thoughts on why I believe voters should support the Tahoma School District’s upcoming levy requests.… Continue reading
Imagine yourself as a staff writer for the New Yorker. In 2010, you write an in-depth piece, entitled “Covert Operations.” The article details the efforts… Continue reading
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What if you lived in Europe during the 16th century? Would you be a liberal or a conservative? Democracy as we know it today did… Continue reading
If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.
In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.
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